The board of Tata Motors has reportedly given the green signal to the company to develop two new global SUVs with assistance from its subsidiary, Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR). Aimed specifically at Southeast Asian and the Middle East markets, the two SUVs are expected to go on sale in 2017 in the Rs 16 lakh to Rs 25 lakh price bracket.
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The Lamborghini Huracan has been launched in Malaysia for 1.2 million RM (Rs 2.2 crore). It replaces the uber successful Gallardo supercar and was unveiled in December of last year. It follows a design similar to that of the much larger Aventador and gets the same power mill but in a higher state of tune.
Honda India has introduced two new variants for the Mobilio, a month after the MPV’s official launch in the Indian market. Called V(O) and RS (O), both these new variants offer segment-first features such as GPS navigation and a rear-view camera.
The manufacturing sector plays a very important role in developing a country’s economy. And in a place like India, where automobile manufacturing was always seen as an important backbone of the country’s GDP, things are about to get better. According to a report by Standard Chartered Bank, India will overtake Thailand to become the global automobile hub by 2020.
A large number of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz cars have been spotted in the Indo-Japanese automaker’s yard ahead of their shipment to various dealers across the country and their possible launch by the middle of next month.
Tata launched the Zest, this month, in a bid to regain some of the lost momentum, including market share that the company had lost in the last few years. Now this much-awaited compact sedan, first in the segment to feature an AMT transmission, already commands a waiting period of two to three months due to the high demand.
The Tata Nano Twist was recently launched in Bangladesh for 800,000 Takas (Rs 6.23 lakh). The India made car will be sold through Nitol Niloy Group- the sole importer and distributor of Tata vehicles in Bangladesh.
A facelifted version of the Tata Safari Storme has been spied testing in a disguised avatar again. The vehicle which had previously being spotted testing in Ooty will get a few changes to the exteriors and interiors as well.
After showcasing it in concept form at this year’s Bangkok Motor Show, Ford has officially given a sneak-peek into the development of the 2015 Everest. The next-generation model of the SUV, which is also sold in India as the Endeavour, is scheduled for an early 2015 launch. Interestingly, the vehicle is will be sold outside ASEAN countries for the first time.
Spy photographs of what seems like yet another Jaguar XE prototype have hit the web. However, Auto Express UK states that these spy shots are not of the upcoming BMW 3-Series rivalling XE, but of the entirely new second-generation XF.